Christmas Lights Spectacular are celebrating an impressive 10 years of spreading the Christmas spirit and joy to children of all ages. To mark this momentus occasion, Hunter Valley Gardens invites you to explore the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest and most breathtaking display of over 2 million lights. This much loved family event will officially open from Friday, November 3rd 2017, to Saturday, January 27th 2018.
Join Hunter Valley Gardens in the merriments as guests are dazzled by 8kms of illuminated pathways and sparkling lights in every direction they look. Sightseers will be treated to 16 individual displays, including a chance to go ‘globetrotting’ with an ‘Around the World’ themed area, which includes some of the most iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Sydney Harbour Scene, Dutch Windmills and a giant 4m diameter globe. These along with an incredible present tree that stands 4m tall, will be lit up in extravagant style.
This year, Christmas Lights Spectacular also introduces three beautiful and permanent rides. These include a dazzling Ferris Wheel, Carousel and Swing Chair. Visitors can also enjoy playing on an exciting range of inflatables, jumping castles, obstacle courses, an arcade alley, and the incredible 35 metre long Super Slide.
Families will also have the chance to visit the enchanting Animatronic Santa’s Factory, write a letter to Santa, visit with the Elves and have a photo taken with Santa himself. There will also be stunning fireworks displays held on the opening night (3rd November) and New Year’s Eve at 9.00pm.
The entire family will be able to enjoy the festive season with a delicious selection of food and beverage stalls, roaming entertainment including carollers (until Boxing Day), and nightly performances by much loved children’s music group Little Scallywagz.